“If you don’t choose the life you want to live, chances are, someone else is going to choose it for you. And the results are probably not going to be pretty.”
“Love, joy, wonder, curiosity, and friendship connection. These are things you give away. Not take from others.”
“Emotions that can’t fit in my bag are possession, control, anxiety, and fear. Anger is just fear clothed. Love is minimalism. Desire, possession, and control are not minimalism.”
Altucher only owns about 15 things: three pairs of pants, three T-shirts, a pair of shoes, a laptop, a cellphone, an iPad, a Ziploc bag, $4,000 in $2 bills, and two carry-on black bags that he carries everything in.
(Self Portrait: Randy Wells)